French Mutuelles targeted to boost spending power

Customers will soon be able to cancel a mutuelle top-up health insurance contract at any time after the first year – a move expected to boost spending power by up to €1.2billion a year.

This is already in place for car and home insurance and was one of President Macron’s responses to gilets jaunes protest demands last December.

It was voted through despite opposition from mutuelles and unions and will apply by December 2020.

Currently, you can only cancel with one or two months’ notice before a contract’ ...

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